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Get Site Content Type ID by Content Type Name using REST API

You can get content type id from its name. Just you have to use $filter. "/_api/web/AvailableContentTypes?$select=Name,Id,StringId&$filter=Name eq 'Your CT Name'" Just make a GET request to the ...
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Why can't I add a Document Content Type to my custom list

Document Content Types can not be added to custom lists. Documents and Folders both can have Item-Level permissions within Document Libraries. In SharePoint 2013, item-level permissions are managed ...
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How to create a view thats filter a group or person type field

You have to use person/group field is equal to [Me], not contains. Even if the person/group field contains multiple users, it will still filter correctly when using is equal to [Me].
Eric Alexander's user avatar
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can unhide the hidden list with Sharepoint Designer. SP Designer -> All Files -> Lists -> on hidden list name folder right click and properties -> settings section -> uncheck Hide from browser
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Switch back to New Experience UI

I also wondered further about the session cookie making the classic user experience and it was cookie named "splnu" with value 0. By removing it and pressing refresh button it switched back to setting ...
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Why can't I add a Document Content Type to my custom list

You cannot add a document content type to a list, that is breaking the basic foundation of how SharePoint works, things are either a list item, or a file. To achieve what you want (list based item ...
Eric Alexander's user avatar
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How can I block a specific file (eg:PDF) in a library in SharePoint Online?

There is no OOTB facility with SharePoint Online to restrict specific file extensions in SharePoint Online. The only ways are: Create an event handler which will check the file extension. Create a ...
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Switch back to New Experience UI

I found the answer to my question here http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_o365admin-mso_manage/how-to-switch-between-classic-and-new-library/b25035ec-21d0-4740-b7c7-...
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Switch back to New Experience UI

You can set the cookie directly without needing to clear them. Paste this into your URL bar while you're on the page: javascript:document.cookie = "splnu = 1; path=/" Then reload the page.
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Switch back to New Experience UI

The name of the cookie is "spInu" with a value of 0. Deleting that one will restore the modern UI without having to clear all cookies.
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Unhide List/Library from Browser

You can go to... SP Designer / Options / Application Options / General / General / Show catalog lists and system objects ...that was un-checked by default. Checking it allows you to see the ...
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Is there a way to have a url instead of a document in a library

You can just add a Link to a Document content type Library settings -> Advanced settings -> Set "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" Under content Types group, click "Add from existing site ...
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Multiple File Upload in dialog box

The REST api does not provide for uploading multiple files in a single call. You would need to write your javascript to loop thru the collection of files and issue individual calls. Refer this one : ...
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Different views on a library

How can I restrict one of the views to be viewed by specific people? Unfortunately, there is no way to manage permissions for Views as OOTB in SharePoint. Workarounds Using the Target Audience. ...
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Document Library - filter

If you are working with pages and inserting your list as a web part then Metadata based filtering will not appear by default. But you have several other options to mimic this behavior. you can have a ...
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Editing in Library versus List

To achieve your requirement, you would: Break permissions inheritance on the list Change the "Site Visitor" group access on the list from read only to contribute This assumes your permissions levels ...
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Page Library - new column with required field, how to prevent page creation if required field not filled

This is by design in SharePoint Online Modern experience. The list items/library files with incomplete/missing information will be shown in separate view called Items/Files that need attention like ...
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Can't sync libraries to OneDrive, "Your IT admin no longer allows you to sync"

Under library settings, go to Advanced settings and set "Allow items from this document library to be downloaded to offline clients?" to Yes. For some reason, when I imported the library via ...
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Details view as default in picture library

Well I can understand your query my friend, its very simple to do this, create a new view and modify the Style Category to "Basic Table" and set this view as default view. You will get what you are ...
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How can you setup auto archiving for a document library?

example is provided step by step. credit to: Peter Kalmstrom. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYj6bhvzYvI. if link expires, here are the steps that are also credited to Peter Kalmstrom. Step ...
Eugene D.'s user avatar
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Sharepoint Lists vs. Sharepoint Libraries

A SharePoint List is essentially a web part that holds/stores content in SharePoint and is represented via table format (rows and columns). A SharePoint Document Library is a "special list" for ...
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2 votes

Missing "Site Pages" Library

This feature must be active "Wiki Page Home Page" feature to have the sitepages enabled. http://sanketinfo.blogspot.in/2012/12/how-to-enable-site-pages-document.html Site-Level feature comes ...
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How do you delete a persistent column/field for a library with SharePoint Online?

Unfortunately, persistent columns are sealed meaning they cannot be deleted once created. You got 2 solutions (workaround) that you can try: Hide the column instead of deleting it and remove it from ...
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What Webservice allows you to upload documents to a library?

If you want to upload documents to a document library use the "copy.asmx" service instead of lists.asmx Reference links below Copy webservice Copy and Sp webservice
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Editing a Library without checking out

Is it important to check out before editing a Library? It depends on your Library setting at Version Settings > Require Check Out > Yes. Check out is used to specify whether users must ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
2 votes

2010 Document Center

Please check the full URL. The URL she is getting is the url of the library or the document. If it is document, probably document is having unique permission and thats why she is getting access denied....
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Is there any way to give another permission level to a specific folder within a document library?

You click the little ... ellipsis menu on the folder and click Share. From that pop up, click Shared With and from there click Advanced. On the corresponding screen, click the Stop Inheriting ...
Eric Alexander's user avatar
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Switch back to New Experience UI

In your document library, choose Settings icon and then Library settings. Click Advanced settings and then scroll down to List experience. Choose New experience. For more details check Switch the ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
2 votes

How can I block a specific file (eg:PDF) in a library in SharePoint Online?

I had a look around and can't see any indication that this is editable - seems like another thing MS hide from us. From looking at the IRM options on a library it doesn't seem like blocking certain ...
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